Teaching Assistant - Level 3

Want to make a difference to the lives of young people? Be the change that matters: choose an apprenticeship



Paving the way to a rewarding career in education, a Level 3 Apprenticeship can advance your career by placing you in a fantastic position alongside your peers.  

Designed to reflect current research and pedagogy, this programme will enable you to support students with a diverse range of needs. Not only will you contribute to creating effective learning environments, but you’ll also leave with the skills you need to best support students every day. 

If you want to elevate your career further, you can develop a specialism such as Literacy, English as an Additional Language (EAL) or a specific SEND area. Level 4/5 training will also be within your grasp if you wish to continue studying. 

How it works 

A blended learning approach consisting of live webinars, group sessions, and 1:1 tutorials is coupled with adaptable tasks and assignments full of relevant content which is reflective of your role within your school. 

Programme Outline 

Through a series of different modules, you will develop a secure understanding of: 

  • Safety first (safeguarding) 
  • Inclusion 
  • Understanding pupils 
  • Relationships (behaviour) 
  • Support strategies 
  • Collaborative working 
  • Feedback and communication 
  • Curriculum 
  • Assessment 
  • Adding value and motivating pupils 
  • Technology and using technology 
  • Professional standards 

Please visit the find an apprenticeship website to see our Teaching Assistant Programme.  

Find the Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard from the Institute of Apprenticeships which outlines the skills, knowledge, and behaviours (the standard) you will develop to achieve the apprenticeship. 


Applications for our Autumn intake are now open!

If you’re already employed as a Teaching Assistant, please discuss your application with your manager before applying.

If you want to become a Teaching Assistant, please refer to our vacancies page.

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